slouch hat

noun

: a soft usually felt hat with a wide flexible brim

Examples of slouch hat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Under the relentless sun, the state park was a sea of beach chairs and hats — bucket hats, slouch hats, straw fedoras, stingy brims. James Sullivan, BostonGlobe.com, 7 Aug. 2023 In the first edition, he is shown bearded, casually dressed in an unbuttoned workingman’s shirt, one hand in his pocket, the other on his hip, wearing a black slouch hat. Elaine Showalter, The New York Review of Books, 27 May 2019 Dressed in a blue frock coat and epaulets with three stars on the shoulders, a black slouch hat and carrying a cigar, the Kenosha man looks like the general who led Union troops to victory and became America's 18th president. Meg Jones, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 28 May 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1837, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of slouch hat was in 1837

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“Slouch hat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slouch%20hat. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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